So Dryanuary and Tryanuary are done and dusted. Happily for us loads more people joined in the fun this year, trying new beers, bars and bottle shops in what could have been a very dry month for the industry. Hafod cans are now available in Wetherspoons across North Wales and several new independent stockists – check out our ‘Stockists’ page for new places to grab a beer.
February is going something like this: Liverpool, refurbishment, meet the brewer, refurbishment, Liverpool…
We’re off to Liverpool a few times this month with 4 cask beers making an appearance at Liverpool CAMRA Beer Festival, including two limited edition small-batch brews, Macaroon 5.5% a sorachi ace hopped dark ale and Hopper Brewer’s Reserve 6.5% a super strength version of our bronze winning beer. At the end of the month we’ll be taking the brewery bar and bottles/cans to celebrate Global Scouse Day on Sunday 28th February at Sefton Park Palmhouse with other independent food, drink and craft producers: https://www.facebook.com/Artisansinthepalmhouse/?fref=ts Our cask and canned beers are cropping up across the city too. Look out for us in both branches of The Ship in a Bottle http://www.theshipandmitre.com/shops/
Kicking off with plans to refurb the brewery and make room for an events space this month requires all hands on deck; after promising a grand opening for a long time we might actually have one! (No, really.) Watch this space for details and some sneak peak photos. Work is ongoing!
Meet the Brewer
Just in time for the Six Nations Wales fixtures we’re fitting in a meet the brewer night at the independently run The Shop, in Cilcain this Friday 12th February; a great little shop where you can stock up on local produce. The plan is a chilled-out evening of beer talk, handpulled beers and a good excuse to stock up on cans and bottles ready for Saturday’s Wales v Scotland match. Tickets available from The Shop: http://www.theshopcilcain.com/
A busy month – can’t complain of boredom!